Composite materials
Composite materials (also called composition materials or shortened to composites) are materials made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical propertie...
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Lightweight 3D prefabricated concrete is signaling a revolution in architecture
Here's how a lightweight, prefabricated concrete slab is signaling a revolution in architecture.
A House Built Entirely Of Concrete That Will...
A House Built Entirely Of Concrete That Will Last Forever
Boeing: Lightest. Metal. Ever.
Microlattice is the lightest metallic structure ever made. At 99.99% air, it's light enough to balance on top of a dandelion, while its structure makes it st...
Mantis shrimp inspires next generation of ultra-strong materials
The next generation of airplanes, body armor and football helmets crawled out from under a rock—literally.
Wisconsin Concrete Innovation Makes Seattle Skyscraper Stable
A University of Wisconsin-Madison engineer's solution for streamlining the construction of skyscrapers is having a skyscraper moment in one of the most seismically active regions of the country.All co...
Mealworms recycle Styrofoam in 24 hours, according to study
New research reveals that mealworms can subsist on a diet of Styrofoam, which could have big implications for the recycling industry.
New 'thirsty' concrete absorbs water - YouTube
Tarmac has created Topmix Permeable, a porous concrete that allows rain water to flow though it. Up to 880 gallons of water can trickle through Topmix, which...
Mysterious Viking Sword Made With Technology From The Future?
The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial R...
Sprayable Foam That Slows Bleeding Could Save Lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientist...
Fighting Climate Change – With Cement
Membrane-based technology developed at NTNU is one of four technologies that may be used in a full-scale CO2 capture project – in a cement factory. Gassnova, Norway’s state-funded effort to develop ca...
Google And Levi's To Make Smart Clothing That Interacts With Your Devices
Google and Levi's are teaming up to make digitally connected clothing, literally, smarty pants. The company's Advanced Technology and Projects group, known as ATAP, is working on fabric that can sense...
A Metal Composite That Will (Literally) Float Your Boat
Researchers have demonstrated a new metal matrix composite that is so light that it can float on water. A boat made of such composites will not sink despite damage to its structure. This first lightwe...
Researchers Discover Secret Recipe Of Roman Concrete That Allowed It To Endure For Over 2,000 Years
Ancient Rome’s concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history. Some Roman buildings are so spectacular in their construction and beauty that modern builders would never attempt somethi...
Engineered wood
Engineered wood, also called composite wood, man-made wood, or manufactured board; includes a range of derivative wood products which are manufactured by binding or fixing the strands, particles, fibe...
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Foam
A foam is a substance that is formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid. A bath sponge and the head on a glass of beer are examples of foams. In most foams, the volume of gas is large, wi...
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Metal matrix composite
A metal matrix composite (MMC) is composite material with at least two constituent parts, one being a metal necessarily, the other material may be a different metal or another material, such as a cer...
CNC, Plywood, and Stunning Design
Take a look at a different type of art: Michael Anderson's CNC cut plywood art, today on EWC. (5 min)
Enneper surface
In mathematics, in the fields of differential geometry and algebraic geometry, the Enneper surface is a self-intersecting surface that can be described parametrically by:It was introduced by Alfred En...
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Conco
Conco Companies is an American company based in Springfield, Missouri. It was founded as Concrete Company of Springfield in the years after World War II, when the ready-mix concrete industry was comin...
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Helicoid
The helicoid, after the plane and the catenoid, is the third minimal surface to be known.
It was described by Euler in 1774 and by Jean Baptiste Meusnier in 1776. Its name derives from its similar...
Helicoid - Wikipedia
Mealworms recycle Styrofoam in 24 hours, according to study
New research reveals that mealworms can subsist on a diet of Styrofoam, which could have big implications for the recycling industry.
Mysterious Viking Sword Made With Technology From The Future?
The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial R...
Reinforced carbon–carbon
Carbon fibre-reinforced carbon (aka Carbon–Carbon, abbreviated C/C or Reinforced Carbon-Carbon, abbreviated RCC or Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Carbon, abbreviated CFRC) is a composite material consisting ...
Reinforced carbon–carbon - Wikipedia
Sprayable Foam That Slows Bleeding Could Save Lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientist...